Tag: being

Hold Each Beautiful Thing As Most Dear

Hold Each Beautiful Thing As Most Dear

I cannot grapple With this enigma Of suffering ~ I would not degrade The God Of the cosmos ~ I who understand So little Of the ways the universe ~ I can only wonder That the God of lightning And of thunder ~ Would choose To create Such a beautiful imperfect world ~ Which can … Continue reading Hold Each Beautiful Thing As Most Dear

New Beings We Are Called To Become

New Beings We Are Called To Become

His honey words were spoken             in the different tongues of the earth  We each in our way             tasted the tonic                         that made our pulse quicken  Eager to know             the new beings                         we were called to become.  ~  Inspired by 'The Little Flowers of St. Francis' ~

The Depths of the Mysteries

The Depths of the Mysteries

Creature Seared by suffering The depths of the mysteries Of God Have begun to permeate Your being So speak so more Of the human family Will know How to know God so Salvation will come by their seeing. ~ Adapted from Hildegard of Bingen, who is remembered and celebrated on 17th September. ~

The Way of Resurrection

The Way of Resurrection

Being In nature . God He did not consider . Equality With God . A greatness To grasp . But chose To be a slave . Serving All human beings . And humbled By obedience . He came To a cross . Of others’ Devising . Discovering Death . And the way Of resurrection. . … Continue reading The Way of Resurrection

Earthish, Spiritish

Earthish, Spiritish

Firstly - Created. ~ And this is important Because we do not hold ~ All the blueprints to life Within our minds' grasp ~ We are both earthish And spiritish ~ The approximations of language Further reinforce ~ The mystery Of our being ~ As do the limitations And the wonder ~ Inherent In all … Continue reading Earthish, Spiritish

Discovering Your Being

Discovering Your Being

I flew all over The universe ~ But was nothing But a flying ~ Collection of particles Until I discovered ~ My spirit In the depths ~ Of my own Being. ~ Inspired by Thomas Merton: "Even if man flies all over the universe, he is still nothing but a flying ant until he recovers a … Continue reading Discovering Your Being